Focal Points

Contacts below are organized by country

Samoa

Ambassador Aliioiga Feturi Elisaia

Council Member for the constituency of Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu since 2021-12-21, Political Focal Point
Samoa’s High Commissioner to Fiji
Independent State of Samoa
7 Sawau Street, Bayview Heights
Suva
Fiji
Tel: +769-8081249
Email: elisaiafeturi(a t )gmail.com; feturi(a t )mfat.gov.ws

Ms. Frances Reupena

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-12
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Apia
Samoa
Tel: +67200
Email: fran.reupena[a t ]mnre.gov.ws

Sao Tome and Principe

Mr. Lourenço Monteiro de Jesus

Operational Focal Point since 1999-04-11
General Director of Environment
Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
General Directorate of Environment, Rua Soldado Paulo Ferreira, 460H, Edificio Pereira Duarte
Sao Tome Postal Code 1023
Sao Tome and Principe
Tel: +239 2226017
Email: lmonteirodejesus(at)gmail.com

Senegal

Mr. Baba Drame

Operational Focal Point since 2019-11-12
Directeur de l'Environnement et des Establissements classes
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Parc Forestier de Hann-B.P. 4055
Dakar
Senegal
Tel: +221 33 859 14 58 / +221 33 826 01 17 / +221 77 518 03 13
Email: babadrame(AT) gmail.com

Serbia

Ms. Jelena Tanasković

Political Focal Point since 2020-12-28
State Secretary
Ministry of Environmental Protection
2, Mihajla Pupina Blvd.
Belgrade 11070
Serbia
Tel: +381 11 3111 503
Email: jelena.tanaskovic(at)ekologija.gov.rs

Ms. Sandra Dokić

Operational Focal Point since 2020-12-28
Assistant Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection
1, Omladinskih Brigada Str.
Belgrade 11070
Serbia
Tel: +381 11 2697 625
Email: sandra.dokic[a t ]ekologija.gov.rs

Seychelles

Mr. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne

Political Focal Point since 2010-08-31
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Maison Queau de Quinssy Mont-Fleuri P.O.Box 656
Mahe
Seychelles
Tel: + 248 282 500
Fax: 011 248 224 845
Email: mfapesey(A T)seychelles.net

Mr. Will Agricole

Operational Focal Point since 2022-06-20
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Botanical Gardens Mt. Fleuri
Victoria, Mahe P. O. Box 445
Seychelles
Tel: +248 467 0500; 248 271 4419
Fax: 011 248 461 0468
Email: w.agricole(at)meteo.gov.sc; wagricole1957(at)gmail.com

Sierra Leone

Dr. Gevao Bondi

Political Focal Point since 2020-06-08
Executive Chairman
Environment Protection Agency, Sierra Leone
21 Old Railway Line, Brookfields
Freetown, Western Area 232
Sierra Leone
Email: bondi.gevao[a t ]epa.gov.sl; gevaob[a t ]yahoo.com

Mr. Sheku Mark Kanneh

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-23
Assistant Director, National Climate Change Secretariat
Environment Protection Agency Sierra Leone
C/O 21 Old Railway Line Brookfields
Freetown 232
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232 78 411851
Email: sheku.kanneh(a t )epa.gov.sl; shekkanneh(a t )gmail.com

Slovak Republic

His Excellency Peter Ziga

Political Focal Point since 2012-06-29
Minister
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Nam. L. Stura 1
Bratislava 81235
Slovakia
Email:

Mrs. Miroslava Hruskova

Operational Focal Point since 2012-06-29
PHDR, CSC.
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Nam.L. Stura 1
Bratislava, Slovakia 81235
Slovakia
Tel: +421--314-300
Fax: +421-2-5956 2110
Email: mirka.hruskova(AT) enviro.gov.sk

Slovenia

Ms. Barbara Knapič Navarrete

Operational Focal Point since 2022-03-23
Political Focal Point since 2022-03-23
Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Zupančičeva 3
Ljubljana 1000
Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 3696681
Email: barbara.knapic[a t ]gov.si; anja.skorjanc[a t ]gov.si; natasa.anderlic[a t ]gov.si

Solomon Islands

Mr. Noel Martin Matea

Political Focal Point since 2021-08-17
Deputy Permanent Representative/Minister Counsellor
Solomon Islands Permanent Mission to the United Nations
685 Third Avenue 11th Floor, Suite 1105
New York, New York 10017
United State of America
Email: nmatea(a t )solomons.com

Mr. Chanel Iroi

Operational Focal Point since 2013-10-02
Deputy Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
P.O.Box 21
Honiara
Solomon Islands
Tel: + 677 20331/ 23031
Fax: + 677 28054
Email: c.iroi at met.gov.sb

Somalia

H.E. Ambassador Khadija Mohamed Almakhzoumi

Operational Focal Point since 2022-09-08
Political Focal Point since 2022-09-08
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
Presidential Palace, OPM
Mogadishu
Somalia
Tel: +252 614 211 113
Email: minister(a t )moecc.gov.so; khadija.almakhzoumi(a t )gmail.com

South Africa

Ms. Nomfundo Tshabalala

Political Focal Point since 2021-03-26
Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X447
Pretoria 0001
South Africa
Tel: +27 12 339 9007
Email: dg[a t ]environment.gov.za

Mr. Zaheer Fakir

Operational Focal Point since 2008-01-16
Acting Deputy Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria 0001
South Africa
Tel: + 27 12 310-3828
Fax: 011 27 12 310 -3541
Email: Zfakir at environment.gov.za; Zfakir21 at gmail.com, sparker at environment.gov.za

South Sudan

Mr. David Batali Oliver

Operational Focal Point since 2013-04-27
Director for Pollution Control
Ministry of Enviroment
Juba
South Sudan
Tel: + 211 955 181 821, + 211 912 902 891
Email: db_oliver(a t )ymail.com

Spain

Ms. Marta Mulas

Council Member for the constituency of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain since 2020-09-28, Political Focal Point
Senior Advisor
Ministry for Economy and Digitalization
General Secretariat for Treasury and International Finance, Paseo de la Castellana 162
Madrid 28071
Spain
Tel: +34 916038258
Email: mmulas[a t ]economia.gob.es; rlopez[a t ]economia.gob.es

Sri Lanka

Hon.Eng. Naseer Ahamed

Political Focal Point since 2022-11-18
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment
No. 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyasa, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha
Battaramulla
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2034131
Fax: +94 11 2879954
Email: minister(AT) env.gov.lk

Dr. Anil Jasinghe

Operational Focal Point since 2022-11-18
Secretary
Ministry of Environment
No. 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyasa Robert Gunawardana Mawatha
Battaramulla
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2034121/ +94 11 2034122
Fax: +94 11 2879944
Email: sec(A T)env.gov.lk

St. Kitts And Nevis

Mrs. Hilary Hazel

Political Focal Point since 2006-07-18
Financial Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Church Street
Basseterre
St. Kitts and Nevis
Tel: 1-869-467-1088
Fax: 1-869-465-1532
Email: finsec[a t ]gov.kn; lcqueeley[a t ]gmail.com; hilary.hazel[a t ]gov.kn

Ms. Lavern Queeley

Operational Focal Point since 2011-05-01
Senior Director
Ministry of Finance
Financial Complex
Golden Rock
St. Kitts
Tel: +869 467 1245
Fax: +869 465 1532
Email: lcqueeley at gmail.com; lavernqueeleyskn at gmail.com; lavern.queeley at gov.kn

St. Lucia

Ms. Anita Montoute

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-25
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development
Georgianna Court Building, John Compton Highway
Castries
St. Lucia
Tel: +1 758 468 5840/ +1 758 717 1231
Email: anitamontoute.dsd(at)gmail.com

Ms. Samanthia Justin

Operational Focal Point since 2021-06-01
Chief Technical Officer
Department of Sustainable Development
Georgia Court, John Compton Highway
Castries
Saint Lucia
Tel: +758 468 5833
Email: sajustin11[a t ]gmail.com; sajustin[a t ]gosl.gov.lc

St. Vincent and Grenadines

Mr. Clayton Burgin

Political Focal Point since 2012-04-24
Minister
Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment
1st Floor, Ministerial Building
Kingstown
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Tel: + 1 784 457-2586
Fax: + 1 784 457-2684
Email: janeel.miller at gmail.com

Mrs. Janeel Miller-Findlay

Operational Focal Point since 2014-02-07
Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment
Halifax Street
Kingstown
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Tel: + 1 784 454-6719
Email: janeel.miller(A T)gmail.com

Sudan

Mr. Galal Ahmed

Political Focal Point since 2022-03-07
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Sudan Khartoum Alijama Street, P.O. Box 298
Khartoum 011
Sudan
Tel: +249 183780675
Fax: +249 183780675
Email: galalomer(at)hotmail.com

Dr. Mona Ahmed

Operational Focal Point since 2022-08-24
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources
P.O.Box 10488
Khartoum 11111
Sudan
Tel: +249249 183784279
Email: hcenr2005 at yahoo.com

Suriname

Mr. Silvano Tjong-Ahin

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-16
Minister
Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
Jamaludinstraat No. 26, 1st Floor
Paramaribo
Suriname
Tel: +597 451192
Email: secretariaat.minrom[a t ]gov.sr; pa.minrom[a t ]gmail.com

Ms. Ivette Patterzon

Operational Focal Point since 2019-11-22
Legal and Policy Advisor
Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
Jamaludinstraat No. 26, 1st Floor
Paramaribo
Suriname
Tel: +597 472917 / 597 471216
Email: ivette.patterzon(a t )gov.sr; co.environment(a t )gov.sr

Sweden

Ms. Karin Seydlitz

Council Member for the constituency of Sweden since 2021-08-16, Political Focal Point
Deputy Director
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Fredsgatan 8
Stockholm SE-103.39
Sweden
Tel: +468 405 49 31
Email: karin.seydlitz at gov.se

Switzerland

Ms. Lucretia Landmann

Operational Focal Point since 2021-01-19
Senior Policy Advisor
Federal Office for the Environment
Bern CH-3003
Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 46 30208
Fax: + 41 58 463 03 49
Email: lucretia.landmann(a t )bafu.admin.ch

Syria

Mr. Moutaz Douaji

Operational Focal Point since 2021-02-11
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Local Administration and Environment
P.O. Box 3773
Damascus
Syria
Email: doumoutaz02[a t ]gmail.com